The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 44 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 30 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.61% 2.72% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 10.16% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 3
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £36.25
Entity Framework
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.18% 26.75% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 120 69
Average daily rate £370 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 27 £450 -16.27% 3
Entity Framework
UK

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework.

1 75 (100.00%) .NET
1 75 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 72 (96.00%) MVC
3 69 (92.00%) C#
4 66 (88.00%) Unit Testing
5 58 (77.33%) Scrum
6 55 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (72.00%) SQL Server
8 50 (66.67%) TDD
9 49 (65.33%) jQuery
10 44 (58.67%) Visual Studio
11 41 (54.67%) Ajax
11 41 (54.67%) WCF
11 41 (54.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (54.67%) REST
11 41 (54.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (50.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (50.67%) BDD
13 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET
14 33 (44.00%) Selenium
14 33 (44.00%) SpecFlow
15 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
16 30 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
16 30 (40.00%) SOA
17 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (37.33%) SQL
19 27 (36.00%) OO
20 26 (34.67%) OOP
20 26 (34.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 25 (33.33%) Back Office

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (14.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (54.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (50.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (58.67%) Visual Studio
3 33 (44.00%) Selenium
3 33 (44.00%) SpecFlow
4 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.00%) CruiseControl
5 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.33%) NUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (33.33%) Back Office
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 75 (100.00%) Developer
2 68 (90.67%) .NET Developer
3 25 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 14 (18.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (18.67%) C# Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (9.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
1 75 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 49 (65.33%) jQuery
3 41 (54.67%) Ajax
3 41 (54.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 41 (54.67%) REST
3 41 (54.67%) WCF
4 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (17.33%) CSS
6 13 (17.33%) HTML
7 10 (13.33%) Web Services
8 9 (12.00%) XForms
8 9 (12.00%) XML
8 9 (12.00%) XSLT
9 8 (10.67%) SOAP
10 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 6 (8.00%) LINQ
11 5 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) NHS
2 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (96.00%) MVC
2 66 (88.00%) Unit Testing
3 58 (77.33%) Scrum
4 50 (66.67%) TDD
5 38 (50.67%) BDD
6 30 (40.00%) SOA
7 27 (36.00%) OO
8 26 (34.67%) OOP
9 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.00%) UML
11 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
12 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.00%) SDLC
14 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
15 4 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
15 4 (5.33%) Server Building
16 3 (4.00%) Software Architecture
17 2 (2.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) C#
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) XPath
5 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
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